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UMass Diabetes Center of Excellence in the Community

  

 

   

Walk for Barton: Diabetes Camps & Youth Programming: Dr. David Harlan, Dr. Amanda Angelescu and members of the UMass Diabetes Center of Excellent care team & staff participated in this first annual fundraiser for the Barton Center of Diabetes Education. 

JDRF Central MA Walk: Dr. Leslie Soyka, Dr. Penny Feldman, nurse Kim Johnson and social worker Diane Bowes-Hudson represented the UMass Memorial pediatric diabetes care team, joining many of our patients and their families.   

  

Barton Center for Diabetes Education: Dr. Harlan introduced keynote speaker Dr. Laura Alonso, who described her beta cell research at the annual meeting of The Barton Center, which runs local camps for children living with diabetes. 

  

Boston ADA Walk to Stop Diabetes: We provided diabetes information and resources to participants and families on the Boston Common.

Inspirational Leadership: UMass Diabetes Center of Excellence co-directors Dale Greiner, PhD, and David Harlan, MD, running the Mount Desert Island Marathon in Bar Harbor, ME.  

   At bat: Dan O'Brien - UMass Diabetes Center of Excellence Clinical Research Assistant          

Celebrity Wiffle Ball at Joslin Diabetes Camp: Diabetes Center of Excellence researcher Michael Brehm, PhD (Boston Strong shirt) and clinical research assistant Dan O'Brien (purple shirt) played on a team with Worcester area radio and TV personalities. Campers, all living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), rooted for their staff, but also cheered Dr. Brehm, who also lives with T1D. 

Laura Alonso, MD, running the Boston Marathon      Laura Alonso, MD, crossing the Boston Marathon finish line      Laura Alonso, MD, crossing the Boston Marathon finish line      Laura Alonso, MD, after finishing the Boston Marathon

Laura Alonso, MD, representing the UMass Diabetes Center of Excellence in the Boston MarathonA practicing endocrinologist and researcher in the DCOE, Dr. Alonso finished the Boston Marathon despite the "less than perfect" weather.   

American Diabetes Association Walk to Stop Diabetes on the UMass campus     Patients, physicians, families and friends made up the UMass DCOE Walk Team     Asem Ali, MD, who sees patients at the UMass Diabetes Center of Excellence in Worcester as well as at Leominster HealthAlliance   Samir Malkani, MD, who sees patients at the UMass Diabetes Center of Excellence in Worcester as well as at Milford Regional Medical Center 

Edward Damiano, PhD explains the Bionic Pancreas, which was a recent clinical trial at UMass

American Diabetes Association Walk to Stop Diabetes: The ADA's signature fundraising event was hosted by the UMass Diabetes Center of Excellence for several years. Dr. Asem Ali and Dr. Samir Malkani walked with some of our patients and staff. 

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